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Are Facebook yard sale sites the best place to sell you stuff? So you’ve done some decluttering and now you need to get rid of the stuff. But where’s the best place to sell it?  It just might be Facebook Yard Sale groups! Yes, I know that may sound a bit unusual, but we use them and love them. We've been able to make thousands of dollars from selling stuff on Facebook Yard Sale Sites & Facebook Marketplace. In this...

Recession-proof job. What exactly does that mean and how does it affect you now or in the future? If you have been watching the news lately, or even scrolled through a form of social media, you have been hit with a huge dose of reality. A reality most of us did not see coming. In the news, there a lot of negative “ doom and gloom” style reports about jobs, finances even future of our country...

Thrifty Christmas Gifts On A Budget With Christmas just around the corner, you may be thinking about your gift budget. I know I am. Which is why I came up with this list of thrifty Christmas gifts for you! Luckily we get most of our gifts at flea markets and thrift stores, so it costs A LOT less for us. I wanted to put together this list of gift ideas on a budget for you, because it's...

Want to find great items to flip but get overwhelmed where to look? How about finding them from your couch! I love visiting flea markets and thrift stores on a regular basis, but I am also slightly obsessed with finding items to flip while sitting in my living room watching Christmas movies. (I LOVE Christmas movies. Any time of the year.) If I had to pick one of my favorite online places to find items, hands-down it's Offer Up. I have found...

Today we have a fun post! And it's actually a series posts all about furniture flips. Earlier this year we held a contest with our community to send us some of their best furniture flips. We selected 10 winners to publish on our website and I am excited to share with your our first one! The first piece I want to start with is a really cool wardrobe repurpose. This piece was done by Michelle Watson...

Have you ever gone to ship something, only to find that you don't have the right size box for shipping? You don't want to pay extra to ship a larger box, but you don't really want to buy another smaller box either. I'm here to show you that you don't have to! If you have a box too large to fit your item, you can cut it down to the size you need. It sounds...

Since our last post/flip, we've gotten a lot of questions about teak wood. Mainly how to identify and restore teak wood. I am sure it has sparked an interest in many because the ROI on this teak patio set was 2,500%! We spent $100 on a set of 4 chairs, a love seat, 4 bar stools and a table that we found on Offer Up. That probably sounds so low for all of that furniture,...

I love so many things about this flip. Of course I love the huge profit that we made from it, (not all flips have quite this large of ROI), but I also loved finding this one and cleaning it up. Once I spotted it on Offer Up, I knew there was potential to make some money, I just didn't know exactly how much. This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our affiliate disclosure for more details. One...